Finnish Business Council Singapore: Newsletter

Dear FBC Members and friends,

Here comes FBC's latest news and the event information.

FBC AGM 2019: March 18
March 18: Finnish Business Council's Annual General Meeting at 6.30 pm.  All FBC corporate members, who have completed the FBC Membership fee 2019 are eligible to vote. The invitations will be sent out to the FBC main contacts informed at the latest 14 days before the AGM. Please, ensure that FBC has correct contact information. Mark the date and reserve time to vote for the new FBC board.
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FBC Silver partner Finnair supportive hockey in tropics. More information on the post.

Kindly note that all FBC members have an opportunity to share the latest news, press releases, success stories on the FBC Blog. Please, contact Minna Hyväri.
Upcoming FBC events February 28 Last chance to register for "How Personalised Health Data Supports Work Well-being?" FirstBeat representative, FBC corporate member Actxa will share with us how to prevent stress and keep work & private life in balance. These insights will be delivered via a keynote by Lim Chun Hong, CEO of Actxa. After the keynote, the audience will be treated to a discussion between expert panellists as they explore the subject topic in greater detail. Following up, a second discussion on balancing stress, recovery and exercise will be helmed by Joel Chin, CEO of Activate Interactive Pte Ltd, Aki Ranin, Founder of Healthzilla, and Vismai Schonfelder, Chiropractor.
After the panels, there will a Lucky Draw. (Applicable only for the participants present). Come and  win FirstBeat Lifestyle Assessment! The complimentary event is sponsored by Actxa. Please, register here.

March 4: AI Monday goes Singapore evening event. AI Monday is the leading AI related networking event in Finland. We will hear real-life AI business cases, each speaker has 9 minutes to present the case. Five speakers give insights into various industries. Come to listen to:
Mr Petri Malmelin (Founder of AI Monday, Taival), Mr Janne Lautanala (Wartsila), Mr Girish Sundaram (banking), Ms Khor Ashley Wae Jan (Accenture) and Ms Nidhi Gupta (Portcast). The program details will be updated on FBC events calendar. Please, register here.

FBC member Innovation House Finland in Singapore launch March 8: Innovation House Finland in Singapore organizes its business opening in the evening. All FBC members are welcome to the launch! Please, register and more information by email. Read more on Innovation House Finland in Singapore.  Upcoming Nordic events
March 7: ScandBizBar networking night. SwedCham together with the sponsor of the evening, EGN, welcome all Nordic Chamber members to the second ScandBizBar gathering of 2019, Thursday 7th of March. To embrace the goodness of Scandinavia, we invite you to Mikkeller Bar, serving a broad selection of Danish micro-brewed beer. This networking event is open to all, so please bring your colleagues and friends. The 60 first members of SwedCham/DABS/FBC/NBAS will enjoy 2 free beers/glasses of wine.
March 19: A Morning seminar Focusing on the US-China Trade Conflict. The trade war between the US and China has overthrown macroeconomic fundamentals calling for urgent revisits to market strategies not only for China but also the ASEAN markets. As the US-China trade war goes on – how should businesses navigate to minimise risk and capitalise on opportunities? Please, join the breakfast seminar with SEB's Head of Asia Strategy, Eugenia Victorino, and Head of Business Sweden Beijing Joakim Abeleen, and Head of Business Sweden Hanoi Björn Savlid.
  EuroCham events February 27: EuroCham upply Chain Committee Breakfast event: Blockchain meets Supply Chain. During this breakfast event ,we will explore how blockchain can support supply chain requirements and hear live experiences of 2 leading companies in FMCG and Pharma. We will then facilitate an interactive discussion among participants to understand common themes and areas of interest. More information and registration.
March 19: European Networking Night. EuroCham welcomes you to first European Networking Night of 2019! Please, register here.

SwedCham is hiring SwedCham's General Manager (GM) is moving on and the chamber is seeking her replacement. In the role as GM you will be responsible for the day to day business of running the operations of SwedCham and representing the Swedish business community and cater to their needs. Please, see the job description.
Not a member yet? Please, become a member.
Furthermore, don’t forget to check out the FBC website. For more information about what is going on with our Nordic sister associations, please check out the Event pages for Norwegian Business AssociationSwedish Chamber of Commerce and Danish Business Association in Singapore. If you would like to know about  EuroCham events, check the EuroCham Events page.

Have a great weekend ahead!

Best regards,
Minna Hyväri
General Manager
+65 9006 5276